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7 drown after migrant boat overturns off Greek island of Lesbos

Officials did not release details of the nationality of the victims.

Dior heads to Mykonos for the summer season

For the first time, the pop-up will feature men's ready-to-wear collections designed by Dior Homme creative director, Kim Jones.

Pembangkang Greece gesa rakyat undi perubahan politik Ahad

Pilihan raya Parlimen Eropah akan berlangsung di Greece pada 26 Mei bersama-sama pemilihan perbandaran dan wilayah.

Macedonians vote in election dominated by splits over name change

The polls did not go well as Macedonians were disappointed with the lack of foreign direct investments and a high unemployment rate.

The world’s best still waters hail from Greece

A total of 70 waters featured in this year's contest, hailing from around 20 different countries.

Vogue magazine makes a comeback in Greece as debt crisis ebbs

As Greece heals from a debt crisis, Vogue is back on its stands to inspire Greeks for fashion.

Grenade blast outside Russian consulate in Greece

No one was hurt by the grenade blast.

Suspek serangan pengganas di New Zealand pernah lawat Greece, kata polis

Suspek turut melawat Bucharest, Romania dari Kaherah, Mesir melalui Athens dan kembali ke Kaherah.

New Zealand mosques attack suspect visited Greece: ministry

New Zealand mosques shooting suspect Brenton Tarrant had visited Greece in 2016 and several eastern European countries between December 28-30, 2016.

Child’s body washes up on a Lesbos beach

It was believed to be the body of a nine-year-old girl who went missing after a boat sank off the east of Lesbos.

Rights group slams ‘inhuman’ treatment of migrants in Greece

The CPT wants foreign nationals deprived of liberty by Greek authorities to be treated humanely and with dignity.

Skopje notifies UN of name change

Skopje and Athens buried a 27-year dispute in agreeing in June last year to rename Macedonia as North Macedonia.

Greek MPs approve Macedonia name change in ‘historic’ deal

A total of 153 MPs in the 300-seat Greek parliament agreed to rename their neighbour the Republic of North Macedonia.

Greek MPs to vote on Macedonia name change

For many Greeks, the name 'Macedonia' belongs to Greek historical heritage.

Federer takes Swiss into Hopman Cup final

Federer's 7-6 (7/5), 7-6 (7/4) win in his men's singles match gave the Swiss a 1-0 lead in their Group B encounter.

Police officer injured in blast outside Athens church

Non-fatal attacks targeting centres of power and embassies have been common in Greece in recent years.

Blast smashes windows, wrecks offices at Greece’s SKAI TV

Police said a makeshift explosive device went off near the SKAI building at 2.35am.

Russia and Greece want to make up after diplomatic row

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras defend their countries' stance after two diplomats were expelled but appeared ready to turn a page.

Thousands march, disrupt transport in Greek strike

Around 7,000 people responded to a call by Greece's main private-sector union GSEE and Communist-affiliated PAME over a 24-hour strike.

Greece wants to host World Cup with Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia

Greece invited Bulgaria, Romania, and Serbia to meet on November 23 to discuss jointly hosting the 2030 World Cup.

Pompeo: US to exempt China, India, Japan from Iran oil sanctions

China, India, Italy, Greece, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and Turkey will enjoy temporary waivers from a ban on all oil transactions with Iran.

Four Balkan countries to explore 2030 World Cup bid

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said the four countries would discuss the possibility of becoming candidates for a major sporting event within 10 years.

Magnitude 6.8 quake hits off Greece

Greece straddles two tectonic plates and often gets earthquakes.

Eurozone bailout chief says no need to ‘panic’ over Italy

Eurozone's bailout fund director Klaus Regling was speaking just before a European source told AFP the European Commission, the EU's executive arm, has rejected the budget proposed by Italy's populist leaders.